Butler Memorial Sanctuary (Mt. Kisco, NY)

Butler Memorial Sanctuary

View from the bird watch grandstand Photo: Jane Daniels View from the bird watch grandstand Photo: Jane Daniels

This loop hike circles the sanctuary, passing interesting rock formations, old stone walls and wetlands.

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Butler Memorial Sanctuary is a 363-acre tract located in Westchester County. It is adjacent to I-684, and the noise of the traffic can be heard for part of the hike. However, for the most part, the trails lead through quiet, secluded areas, with unusual geologic formations and numerous stone walls.

From the parking area on the left side of the entrance road, take the Red Trail into the...

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February 08, 2015
Butler allows dogs on a leash
Butler allows dogs on a leash and have done so for about 5 years. The sign in the kiosk has not been changed.
Walt Daniels
February 08, 2015
Online map available
We found an online map for this park here: http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/newyork/placesweprotect/easternnewyork/wherewework/arthur-w-butler-memorial-sanctuary.xml We saw contradictory information about whether dogs were allowed, but a sign right at the parking lot had specific language about being a responsible dog owner. Later at a kiosk, we saw a much smaller "No Pets are Allowed" sign. Some photos: http://agiletrekker.blogspot.com/2015/02/butler-sanctuary-mount-kisco-ny.html
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